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Destination: Fernie - Spotlight Blog
Posted in Calgary
|   November 27, 2018

It's winter wedding season - and we here at The Wedding Fair couldn't be more excited! It may be the coldest time of the year but it's definitely the coziest. Just 3 hours west of Calgary, Fernie sits in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and trust us when we say - it's got LOTS of heart. We're THRILLED to share with you some of the amazing destinations Fernie has to offer! Meet all of these businesses at The Calgary Wedding Fair 2019.


Elk View Lodge

Nestled among dense alpine forests and with gorgeous mountain views, Elk View Lodge has been Fernie's most popular wedding venue for over ten years. Located 3kms outside of the town centre, this venue offers secluded privacy amidst the wild scape of the Rockies. Towering cathedral ceilings and rustic alpine charm with wood accents, the sumptuous surroundings speak for themselves. 

Elk View Lodge offers in-house catering from Chef Scott of Cooks Catering S & P and will delight your palette, preferences and budget. Whether your wedding is large or small, their open concept reception areas seat up to 120 guests - with adjacent outdoor spaces where spectacular vistas await.



Elk View Lodge 
3934 Cokato Rd, Fernie, BC V0B 1M4


Spa 901

Named as one of the "Top 25 Spas in Canada" by the Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards 2016-2017, Spa 901 knows how to make you feel AND look your best. Indulge yourself with one of their Pampering Packages or choose from among their luxurious specialized treatments for a custom relaxation experience. Embrace the unique atmosphere of this renovated 1908 exposed brick school house at the foot of the Rockies. Pamper your squad with mani/pedi's or have their professional make-up artists transform you on your special day.

With 5 treatment rooms, private manicure/pedicure suites, and spacious relaxation areas, Spa 901 can flexibly accomodate your group bookings. Contact their in-house coordinators for availability.


Spa 901
901 2 Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0


The Griz Inn

Sporty in all the right places The Griz Inn has something for everyone. If you're looking for a wedding venue that offers a gateway to amazing hikes and cross country skiing trails The Griz Inn is for you. With exposed wood beams and log furniture this chalet has rustic charm in spades.. and the views are unforgettable. 

Offering multi-functional reception spaces to accommodate weddings from 60-200, say "I do" on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains at this comfortable retreat. With 45 rooms & fully equipped condominium style suites to choose from, there is plenty of room for all of your guests. If you're a couple who love all that nature has to offer, this rustic mountain venue will captivate your need for adventure. 


The Griz Inn
5369 Fernie Ski Hill Rd, Fernie, BC V0B 1M6

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